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Now you can quickly lock and unlock your phone, control passwords and logins or make instant online mobile payments—with a single swipe.
Tap Finger Scanner
Tap Fingerprint Manager
Tap the Add icon to add your fingerprint, then select OK
Swipe downward across the Home key until the device registers your fingerprint
Get severe weather alerts or send a distress signal in an instant.
Switch to Emergency Mode to save battery power while reaching out to friends, family or rescue services for assistance.
Tap Safety Assistance and select Emergency Mode
Swipe the ON/OFF button at the top-right of the screen to the ON position
Agree to the terms and conditions, then tap OK. Tap Ok again after reading details about Emergency Mode.
Kids Mode offers a custom interface, characters, games and apps designed to keep your little ones engaged while keeping your personal information safe. You can also set limits on how long they play and watch.
Try It Out:
Launch Kids Mode and tap the Parent/Child icon
Enter the PIN number you create to set up Kids Mode
Tap the Menu icon (three horizontal lines) at the top-left of the screen
Tap Daily Playtime Limit
Swipe the button at the top-right to green to activate. Then use the slider or touch the circle to set the time limit
Dual Screen Experience
Samsung’s WatchON is your ultimate entertainment companion. It lets you watch whatever you want, on any device, anywhere in your home or on the go—and switch screens in an instant. From a single place, you can search and access live TV, on-demand movies and TV shows—across multiple video-on-demand providers.Learn More
Where can I find support for my Samsung
Galaxy S 5?
Find in-depth product support—including how-to guides and FAQs—on Samsung’s support page. Get on-device support in Apps > Settings > Help. You can follow step-by-step instructions for the Galaxy S 5 in the Smart Simulator.
What's S Voice?
S Voice™ is a voice recognition app that you can use to activate a wide variety of functions on your phone. You can access S Voice settings in two ways:
- From S Voice: Tap Apps >S Voice > Menu > Settings
- From Settings: Tap S Voice > Menu > Settings
For details about S Voice settings, see S Voice Settings.
How do I configure Smart Remote?
Use your Galaxy S 5 to control your TV, Set-top box, DVR, Stereos, and other electronic devices. Personalize your top picks by answering a few questions, and then tap the star on shows you like. Smart Remote will suggest other programs you might like.
Tap Apps > Smart Remote to learn more
How do I get additional storage?
A microSD™ memory card is an optional accessory (not included) that allows you to store images, videos, music, documents, and other data on your phone. You can damage a microSD card by improper installation, so please be careful when handling it. Detailed instructions can be found in your manual.